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April 23, 2018

Zdenko Lucić participated on the BOXMARK’S Day of Open Doors near Slavonski Brod

On Saturday, 20 April 2018, Boxmark organized the Day of Open Doors in all three of its plants in Croatia. On this occasion, everybody who was interested, could experience firsthand the inner workings of this company, which is one of the leading Croatian exporters, exporting more than two billion HRK per year and which employs a significant number of people. The Day of Open Doors in the Boxmark’s latest plant […]

April 20, 2018

Liderinvest tour – Investment Forum of Istria, Primorje and Gorski Kotar Croatia

Liderinvest, consisting of a series of forums created by business weekly Lider in order to recognize, promote and reward best production investments is being held for the third year in the row.This year’s second investment forum was held in Rijeka on April 19, 2018, where representatives of local entrepreneurs, local self-government and state institutions discussed the creation of a stimulating investment environment and the launch of new production investments. The […]

March 22, 2018

AMENDMENTS TO THE INVESTMENT PROMOTION ACT ENTERED INTO FORCE

On March 22, 2018, the Amendments to the Investment Promotion Act entered into force. Among the most important changes are the reduced threshold for investing in Information and Communication Systems and Software Development Centers (EUR 50,000) with the requirement of opening 10 new jobs, and a new incentive for investments in the equivalent of EUR 3,000,000 which create 15 new jobs, through the economic activation of inactive property owned by […]

March 22, 2018

Agency presented the investment opportunities in Frankfurt

Representatives of the Agency for Investment and Competitiveness participated at the Investment Management Exhibition (IME), held in Frankfurt on 20 and 21 March 2018. Assistant Director Mrs. Božica Lapic presented the possibilities and the advantages of investing in the Republic of Croatia. IME is a conference that is being held for the third year in the row. This year, the focus was on industry, information and communication technologies, logistics, real […]

March 22, 2018

Croatian Investment Forum in Bjelovar opened this year’s Liderinvest Award

Liderinvest, consisting of a series of forums created by business weekly Lider in order to recognize, promote and reward best production investments is being held for the third year in the row. This year’s first investment forum was held in Bjelovar on March 22, 2018, where representatives of local entrepreneurs, local self-government and state institutions discussed the creation of a stimulating investment environment and the launch of new production investments. […]

March 20, 2018

AIC participated on the Croatian Investment Forums held in Buenos Aires and Santiago

During official visit of the President of the Republic of Croatia Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović to South America, precisely to the Republic of Argentina and Chile, Croatian Investment Forums were held with the aim of improving the economic relations between the Republic of Croatia and the mentioned countries. At both forums it was emphasized that there is a significant potential for further economic co-operation, especially given the fact that in the total […]

March 12, 2018

EPEC PPP Market Update for 2017 has been published

In 2017, the aggregate value of PPP transactions that reached financial close in the European market totalled EUR 14.4 billion, a 22% increase from 2016 (EUR 11.8 billion). However, the number of PPP transactions reaching financial close fell to 42, compared to 68 in 2016. Eight large transactions (500 milion euro or more in value) closed, compared to six in 2016. Their aggregate value amounted to EUR 10.2 billion, representing […]

March 2, 2018

Sale of real estate owned by VILA SAVUDRIJA Ltd. in bankruptcy

Te sale of property owned by Vila Savudrija Ltd. Umag in the bankruptcy proceeding, through FINA (Financial Agency of the Republic of Croatia in Rijeka). The sale was announced on January 15, 2018. The first public auction starts on March 27, 2018 and ends on April 10, 2018. A guarantee payment in the amount of 1% of the initial price can be paid till March 16, 2018. More information is […]

February 23, 2018

Workshop “Towards Doing Business 2019”

At the premises of the World’s Bank Country Office for Croatia, on Monday 19th February 2018, a workshop “Towards Doing Business 2019” was held. Workshop was organized by the Ministry of Economy, Entrepreneurship and Crafts and the Agency for Investments and Competitiveness with the support of the World Bank. Contributors from both private and public sector participated in the workshop. Aim of the workshop was presentation of the specifics of […]

February 15, 2018

Agency presented the investment opportunities in the tourism sector on Adria Hotel Forum

Zagreb, February 15, 2018 – Mr. Zdenko Lucić, Managing Director of the Agency for Investments and Competitiveness, presented investment possibilities in the Republic of Croatia on the 6th Adria Hotel Forum, with emphasis on investments in tourism. “Tourism is one of the most propulsive sectors recording double-digit growth, and Croatia, thanks to its well-preserved nature and high-quality road infrastructure, represents one of the most competitive investment destinations on the Mediterranean.” […]

GDP in 2016 – 45,58 billion € • GDP per capita 2016 – 10 929 € • Exports of goods in 2016 – 12,3 billion € • Tourism Revenue 2016 – 8,6 billion € • Average exchange rate in 2016 HRK/EUR – 7,5; HRK/USD – 6,8